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Stop and Frisk Trial

Court Refuses To Hear From Stop-And-Frisk Judge

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to reconsider its order removing a judge from court cases challenging the New York Police ...

NYC Moves To Vacate Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 11.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for New York City asked a federal appeals court Saturday to vacate a judge's orders that require the police de...

Stop-And-Frisk Ruling BLOCKED

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 10.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a judge's order requiring changes to the New York Police Department's stop-a...

NYC Attorney To Appeals Court: Block Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge's conclusion that New York City police officers sometimes violate the constitution when they stop and fr...

Study: Stop And Frisk Has Led To Mistrust Of NYPD

Posted 09.19.2013 | New York

The New York City Police Department's use of the stop-and-frisk tactic has so badly damaged some communities' trust in police, according to a new stud...

10 Things You Should Know About This Week's Stop and Frisk Decision

Kate Rubin | Posted 10.15.2013 | New York
Kate Rubin

Real safety comes from a police department that follows the law and respects people's fundamental rights, building trust with communities rather than undermining it. This week's historic ruling is a tremendous step in the right direction.

Michael McLaughlin

Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Divides Mayoral Candidates | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Democrats running for mayor of New York City were unanimous in embracing a federal judge's Monday ruling that the police department's stop...

Judge Rules Against Stop And Frisk

Posted 08.12.2013 | New York

A judge has ruled that the NYPD's controversial use of the stop-and-frisk tactic violated the rights of thousands of New Yorkers, The New York Times r...


The New York Times | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York

If Mayor Michael Bloomberg was trying to stem the criticism of his constitutionally suspect stop-and-frisk policy over the weekend, he took a rather s...

Justice Department Weighs In On Stop-And-Frisk Trial

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The U.S. Justice Department has treaded carefully into the debate over the New York Police Department's stop, question and frisk poli...

Stop-And-Frisk Critics Seek Sweeping Changes

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- It once was an accepted tactic as old as policing itself and, according to the New York Police Department, a key to the city's dramatic dr...

NYPD Made 400,000 Stops Of Innocent Blacks, Latinos In 2012

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.23.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A new analysis of the New York City Police Department's stop-and-frisk practice found that it resulted 400,000 stops of innocent black and...

Matt Sledge

Stop-And-Frisk Judge Sharply Questions City Lawyers | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The trial of the New York City Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk practice ended on Monday as lawyers defending the city wer...

The Stop-And-Frisk Judge

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The federal judge presiding over civil rights challenges to the stop-and-frisk practices of the New York Police Department has no doubt wh...

Decision In Stop-And-Frisk Trial Nearing

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 07.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A federal judge must now decide whether the nation's largest police force has been unjustly stopping black and Hispanic men under a p...

Drop In Stop And Frisks, Drop In Shootings

Newsday | Anthony M DeStefano | Posted 07.07.2013 | New York

The number of people questioned under New York City's controversial stop-and-frisk policy dropped by 51 percent in the first quarter of 2013 compared ...

Bloomberg Attacks Stop-And-Frisk Critics

| Posted 04.30.2013 | New York

By Nicole Bode and Ben Fractenberg 1 POLICE PLAZA — In a speech brimming with vitriol, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took aim at all who have criticize...

NYPD Whistle-Blowers At Stop-And-Frisk Trial

AP | TOM HAYS and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 04.29.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- After Officer Pedro Serrano decided to testify in federal court about what he sees as wrongdoing within the New York Police Department, a ...

Former Head Of NYPD Academy Testifies At Stop-And-Frisk Trial

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 04.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A lot of training goes into turning someone into a New York City police officer – and they're expected to perform their jobs with in...

Stop and Frisk: Finally a Decent Day in Court for the City

Dominic Carter | Posted 06.18.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

It comes as no surprise: The top NYPD official that ran stop and frisk supports the highly controversial police tactic as an effective law enforcement tool.

Ray, Where Art Thou?

Len Levitt | Posted 06.15.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

The most intriguing question of the current stop and frisk trial is why Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is not testifying.

Matt Sledge

Retired NYPD Chief Claims Stop And Frisk Not A Form Of Racial Profiling | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The man who was until last month the highest-ranking uniformed officer in the NYPD claimed in court on Wednesday, during the federal trial...

NYPD Stop and Frisk Trial: Week Number Three Completed

Dominic Carter | Posted 06.05.2013 | Impact
Dominic Carter

It's not pleasant listening to secret recordings of whistle-blowers where commanders are heard on tape, demanding numbers and results at all costs.

Secret NYPD Tapes Used In Stop-And-Frisk Trial

Newsday | John Riley | Posted 06.03.2013 | New York

An NYPD precinct commander in Brooklyn told his cops they could face job sanctions if they didn't "go through the motion and get your numbers," accord...

NYPD Cop Testifies In Stop-And-Frisk Trial

Newsday | Chau Lam | Posted 05.29.2013 | New York

An NYPD officer who stopped, questioned and frisked a black man trying to open a front door of a house with keys in 2008 testified Thursday that he sa...